Monday Morning Wrap-Up: Top News from Last Week

July 15, 2013

The Interpreter combines translations of Russian-language news articles, translated interviews of important players in current events, and analysis from Russian experts on topics ranging from government corruption and human rights issues to economics and Geo-political policy; and everything in between. As such, each Monday we’ll be publishing a wrap-up of the most important news stories […]

“I Wanted to Be a Witness”

July 8, 2013

[Eight months remain until Nadezhda (Nadya) Tolokonnikova is released from imprisonment, but the thought of what she will do when she gets out is already frightening her. During a visit to the prison colony IK-14 in the town of Parts, Tolokonnikova spoke about Lev Tolstoy, “incorrect language,” and her own crisis of creativity. –Ed.] “Gera […]